News Intern
at TEGNA

Date Posted: 9/12/2019

Job Description

Do you consume news 24/7? Want to learn what it takes to produce daily content? Interested in shaping the future of the media industry? Apply for the WLTX, Columbia, SC Fall Intern Program!

 

TEGNA is a large, public media company with a portfolio that includes 50+ TV stations. We’re committed to developing the next generation of media industry leaders. Our paid internship program gives students an opportunity to explore career paths across TEGNA. Participants will gain valuable real-world experience alongside some of the most senior and celebrated journalists in the country and have the chance to build a network that will be invaluable throughout their careers. Come join us in the adventure! 

Job Requirements

Requirements:

  • ​Produce engaging content for all platforms
  • Use social media and other tools to understand audience’s needs
  • Demonstrate a desire to learn as much as possible about a career in media 
  • Assist as needed in the newsroom​​

“Special Note: If you’re a student at the University of South Carolina, you must be eligible to take Journalism 597 in order to qualify for this internship.”

**NOTE: TEGNA does not guarantee full-time, permanent employment upon completion of the internship program.**

 

About TEGNA:


TEGNA Inc. (NYSE: TGNA) is an innovative media company that serves the greater good of our communities. With 49 television stations and two radio stations in 41 markets, TEGNA delivers relevant content and information to consumers across platforms. It is the largest owner of top 4 affiliates in the top 25 markets, reaching one-third of all television households nationwide. Each month, TEGNA reaches 50 million adults on-air and approximately 30 million across its digital platforms. TEGNA has been consistently honored with the industry’s top awards, including Edward R. Murrow, George Polk, Alfred I. DuPont and Emmy Awards. TEGNA also delivers innovative and unparalleled solutions for advertisers through www.TEGNA.com

TEGNA Inc. is a proud equal opportunity employer. We are a drug free, EEO employer committed to a diverse workforce. We encourage and consider all qualified candidates regardless of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, marital status, personal appearance, sexual orientation, gender identity, family responsibilities, disability, enrollment in college or vocational school, political affiliation, veteran status or genetic information.

 

Job Snapshot

About Us

At WLTX, we’re looking for people who put a premium on personal integrity, teamwork, innovation, accountability, problem solving, a strong work ethic and winning.  We provide an atmosphere to grow professionally. We offer medical, dental and vision benefits for you, your spouse or partner, and your dependents as well as life insurance, supplemental life, spousal life,  and accident insurance.  In addition, the Company provides generous vacation time, sick pay, short-term disability (STD), long-term disability (LTD), a 401(k) Savings Plan and more.